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Who Cares for the Caged Bird? 
Chandni Ganesh


Poster. Images. Production Stills. 


Combining images, sound and video to reflect on what counts as work through the context of Indian immigrant women whose families are incarcerated in Dubai, UAE, the Zine challenges and brings nuance to the idea of care work in a gendered and carceral world. 

Artist's statement


About the artists


Chandni Sai Ganesh is a researcher working on caste, gender, and abolition. Her grandparents migrated from Kerala, India, to the United Arab Emirates, where she was born and raised. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in gender and development. 


Sutirtha Chatterjee is an independent photographer with over 10 years of experience in journalistic and documentary photography, working across South and South East Asia. He is currently pursuing an MA in Photography from the London College of Communication at University of the Arts London. He was the recipient of a Research and Exploration Grant from the National Geographic Society in 2019. In 2020, he was selected as a talent by the World Press Photo 6x6 Program.


Pavithra Ramanujam is a designer and photographer based in Hyderabad, India. She started as a self-taught designer and later graduated with a Master's in Photography Design from the National Institute of Design, India. She is detail-oriented and has an excellent grasp of text and image. Over the past decade, she has designed brand identities, presentations, websites, apps, exhibitions, books, and other material for art and culture and tech companies.


She has been photographing women in her family and their domestic spaces for the last four years. She is also a member of Eight Thirty, a women's photography collective.

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